Miami Heat to go “Back to School” with Office Depot

By Auto News Log • August 23rd, 2010

HEAT Players Will Help Distribute 900 Backpacks Filled with School Supplies Courtesy of Office Depot


Miami HEAT guard Kenny Hasbrouck fires up the No. 14 Office Depot NASCAR race car during a Back to School event in Miramar, Florida. During the event, Miami HEAT players Patrick Beverley, Kenny Hasbrouck, and Dexter Pittman partnered with Office Depot to distribute 900 backpacks filled with school supplies to children during the first day of school in South Florida.


Miami HEAT center Dexter Pittman, together with Office Depot, welcomes students back to school at Miramar Elementary School in South Florida. Miami HEAT players Patrick Beverley and Kenny Hasbrouck were also at the event to hand out 900 backpacks filled with essential school supplies provided by Office Depot to children to commemorate the new school year.

Boca Raton, Fla. — The Miami HEAT will kick off the 2010-11 school year by welcoming back students at Miramar Elementary on Monday, August 23 from 7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. HEAT players Pat Beverley, Kenny Hasbrouck, and Dexter Pittman will help distribute 900 backpacks filled with school supplies to children entering the school, courtesy of Office Depot. Broward County Public Schools Superintendent James Notter will also be in attendance. In addition, the attending HEAT players will address the student body during morning announcements. The HEAT Dancers, Xtreme Team, and HEAT mascot Burnie will provide entertainment.

NASCAR star Tony Stewart’s No. 14 Office Depot show car will also be on-site, featuring a special “Back To School” paint scheme that Stewart raced with at Chicagoland Speedway in July. The car will be available for photo opportunities during the event.

WHO:

Miami HEAT and Office Depot

WHAT:

HEAT to go “Back to School”

WHEN:

Monday. August 23, 2010 from 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.

WHERE:

Miramar Elementary
6831 SW 26th Street
Miramar, FL 33023

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About Office Depot

Every day, Office Depot is Taking Care of Business for millions of customers around the globe. For the local corner store as well as Fortune 500 companies, Office Depot provides products and services to its customers through 1,587 worldwide retail stores, a dedicated sales force, top-rated catalogs and a $4.2 billion e-commerce operation. Office Depot has annual sales of approximately $12.1 billion, and employs about 41,000 associates around the world. The Company provides more office products and services to more customers in more countries than any other company, and currently sells to customers directly or through affiliates in 52 countries.

Office Depot’s common stock is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol ODP and is included in the S&P 500 Index. Additional press information can be found at: http://mediarelations.officedepot.com.

Media Contacts:

Jason Shockley
Office Depot
561-438-0037
jason.shockley@officedepot.com

Owen Torres
Office Depot
561-438-7059
owen.torres@officedepot.com

Source: Courtesy of MATTER, Edelman Sports & Entertainment Marketing

 

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